Tag Archive: Wi-Fi

Aug 24 2016

Free or paid airport Wi-Fi: 4 considerations

Many Caribbean airports have paid Wi-Fi access for travellers, which might allow them to win a battle, but lose the war. Increasingly, Caribbean countries have been expressing intentions to offer free Wi-Fi. Those initiatives tend to range from having free access in public spaces in major towns and cities, to 100% country-wide coverage. However, in …

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Mar 21 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 20 March 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 14 March to Sunday 20 March 2016. Monday, 14 March 2016 $1.5M Phone Bill – Huge Charges Racked Up On Gov’t-Issued Cell Phone After Former Company Chairman’s Resignation Jamaica – Though Maurice Henry demitted office as chairman of the …

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Dec 18 2015

The Caribbean dilemma of fancy wireless gadgets that do not work

A brief explanation of the challenges many Caribbean countries experience when wireless devices are imported and cause harmful interference. The proliferation of nifty home and security gadgets has begun to infringe on bandwidth, and in some cases, their signals conflict with more powerful transmission networks, rendering the consumer devices redundant. The result is that many …

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Jan 30 2015

Can Wi-Fi eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean?

A discussion on the increasing importance of Wi-Fi, and whether it can eclipse mobile/cellular data plans in the Caribbean. Recent reports from the United States over the past few months have suggested a growing trend toward the public deployment of Wi-Fi systems, especially in cities, and the increased use of that medium by mobile/cellular users. …

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Nov 15 2013

Is it a good idea to offer free Wi-Fi to customers?

Many organisations are wary of offering free Wi-Fi on their premises. In this post aim to help businesses assess whether it a good idea to offer free Wi-Fi to customers. For those of us who are still subject to relatively expensive mobile data service, free Wi-Fi can be a welcomed option especially when we are …

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